Performance management

Performance management consists of two parallel processes. The first is the informal, day-to-day management of individuals and teams by their immediate line manager. The second is the formal framework within which the performance of individuals and teams is assessed and improved.


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‘Use the apprenticeship levy to improve management’ – Cary Cooper

Improving the UK’s poor management performance is the definitive way to fix the economy, says organisational psychologist Professor Sir Cary...

Top 10 HR questions February 2019: Redundancy, FTCs and maternity leave

1 Mar 2019

When faced with the need to make redundancies, how should an employer decide which employees to select?
Redundancy exercises bring...

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How to ensure your HR processes don’t overshadow purpose

13 Feb 2019

Jobs-to-be-Done theory focuses on the end goal rather than the process of getting there. But too often, HR professionals get...

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Why SMART objective setting is not working

18 Jan 2019

Managers have been advised to use SMART objective-setting at work for years. Although it’s an oft-used acronym we’ve lost sight...

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Teams of teams: a new era for performance management

17 Jan 2019

Most organisations recognise that measuring performance is essential for making decisions around reward and staffing. But how can they use...

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Performance management to fit the modern workplace: your questions answered

26 Nov 2018

Following this month’s webinar on transforming your performance management, one of our speakers, Roly Walter, answers some questions from our...

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Three-quarters don’t adjust performance management for staff with disabilities

13 Nov 2018

Three-quarters of employers do not adapt their performance management systems for staff with disabilities or conditions such as dyslexia and...

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Performance management to fit the modern workplace (webinar)

7 Nov 2018

Wednesday 7 November 2018 | Many organisations are acutely aware that their current performance management process is not fit for purpose.

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Getting the best out of a remote workforce

3 Oct 2018

Remote working is commonplace, but how should employers manage performance? Shopify’s Colin Boyer talks to Roly Walter, founder of Appraisd,...

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Top 10 HR questions September 2018 – probation dismissals and unavailable companions

2 Oct 2018

Can you dismiss before a probationary period ends if they're not up to the job?

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Gig professionals on the rise and HR likes it

5 Sep 2018

Global research into the use of contingent workers – those professionals engaged in the so-called gig economy – shows that...

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How to get line managers on board with feedback

8 Aug 2018

Managers are so overwhelmed with demands that having regular feedback conversations with employees can be hard to fit in. Roly...

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Improve wellbeing by becoming ‘conversationally intelligent’

3 Aug 2018

Workplace conversations happen all the time of course, but “good” conversation – talking that makes change happen or calms conflict...

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Development opportunities need manager buy-in to succeed

20 Jul 2018

HR practices that aim to develop employees’ skills for current or future roles will only be successful with the support...

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Why unbiased feedback is just an illusion

10 Jul 2018

With pressure on HR and managers to reduce bias and increase objectivity and transparency, how achievable is this? Elva Ainsworth...

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